by Trevor Kimball, June 21, 2022(Photograph by: Michael Moriatis/Stalwart Productions/AMC)
Leaphorn is staying on the case. AMC and AMC+ have already renewed the Darkish Winds collection for a second season. Simply two of the primary season’s six episodes have aired to this point.
A Western psychological-thriller collection government produced by Robert Redford and George R.R. Martin, the Darkish Winds TV present stars Zahn McClarnon, Kiowa Gordon, Noah Emmerich, Jessica Matten, Rainn Wilson, and Deanna Allison. The story is about in 1971, on a distant outpost of the Navajo Nation close to Monument Valley. Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn (McClarnon) of the Tribal Police is besieged by a collection of seemingly unrelated crimes. The nearer he digs to the reality, the extra he exposes the injuries of his previous. Leaphorn is joined on this journey by his new deputy, Jim Chee (Gordon). Chee additionally has outdated scores to settle from his youth on the reservation. Collectively, the 2 males battle the forces of evil, one another and their very own private demons on the trail to salvation.
Airing on Sunday nights, the primary season of Darkish Winds averages a 0.11 ranking within the 18-49 demographic and 1.18 million viewers within the dwell+similar day scores (together with DVR playback by 3:00 AM). Whereas these numbers don’t embody additional delayed or streaming viewing, they’re an excellent indicator of how a present is performing, particularly when in comparison with others on the identical channel. Darkish Winds is without doubt one of the highest-rated AMC TV reveals on the air proper now.
Right here’s the second season renewal announcement:
“DARK WINDS” RENEWED FOR A SECOND SEASON
Critically Acclaimed Drama Starring Zahn McClarnon will Return Subsequent 12 months with Six New Episodes on AMC+ and AMC
Darkish Winds is the #1 New Collection Launch in AMC+ Historical past, 2.2 Million Viewers Watched the Premiere on AMC in Nielsen Reside+3 Scores
NEW YORK, NY, June 21, 2022 – AMC Networks right this moment introduced that it has ordered a second season of the Western noir crime thriller Darkish Winds. Produced by AMC Studios, the six-episode second season will arrive on AMC+ and AMC subsequent yr. The season one premiere on June 12 attracted an viewers of two.2 million viewers on AMC in Nielsen dwell+3 scores, turning into the #5 cable drama premiere of the present broadcast TV season. Darkish Winds can also be the #1 new collection launch in AMC+ historical past. The collection has a 100-point rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
Set in 1971 on a distant outpost of the Navajo Nation close to Monument Valley, Darkish Winds follows Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn of the Tribal Police as he’s besieged by a collection of seemingly unrelated crimes. The nearer he digs to the reality, the extra he exposes the injuries of his previous. He’s joined on this journey by his new deputy, Jim Chee. Chee, too, has outdated scores to settle from his youth on the reservation. Collectively, the 2 males battle the forces of evil, one another and their very own private demons on the trail to salvation. The collection relies on the enduring Leaphorn & Chee guide collection by Tony Hillerman.
“This once-in-a-lifetime inventive staff and forged have delivered one thing really particular with Darkish Winds,” stated Dan McDermott, president of leisure and AMC Studios for AMC Networks. “We will’t wait to share the remainder of this thrill trip of a primary season with the followers and observe Joe Leaphorn and Jim Chee right into a second season on AMC and AMC+ subsequent yr. Overwhelming gratitude to our total manufacturing staff and a particular due to government producers Robert Redford, George R.R. Martin, Chris Eyre and naturally Zahn McClarnon, who additionally leads the forged and brings humanity, authority and the knowledge of richly lived experiences to all the things he does.”
Created and government produced by Graham Roland (Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, The Returned, Nearly Human, Fringe), the collection stars McClarnon (The Son, Westworld, Fargo), who can also be an government producer, Kiowa Gordon (The Pink Highway, Roswell, New Mexico) and Jessica Matten (Tribal, The Empty Man, Frontier). Government producers are Robert Redford, George R.R. Martin, Anne Hillerman, Chris Eyre, Vince Calandra, Vince Gerardis and Tina Elmo.
Darkish Winds as a tv collection has been a mission 35 years within the making. Robert Redford optioned Hillerman’s guide assortment greater than three many years in the past, and the collection, whose first season focuses totally on the guide The Listening Lady, with parts of Individuals of Darkness, discovered a house on AMC+ and AMC. The manufacturing labored intently with the Navajo Nation. With particular permission, 70% of Darkish Winds was filmed on tribal lands at Tesuque Pueblo in New Mexico, utilizing their facility Camel Rock Studios. One other 30% of the collection was filmed on tribal lands at Cochiti Pueblo, additionally in New Mexico.
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